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"Brilliant but bureaucratic"

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Former Employee - Research Assistant in Cambridge, MA
Former Employee - Research Assistant in Cambridge, MA
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Neutral Outlook
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I worked at Harvard University part-time (More than a year)

Pros

There are bright, accomplished scholars to work for, Cambridge is a lovely town, and the work-life balance is great.

Cons

Brilliant scholars not always accessible, not a clear path for advancement, not enough to live well on in expensive Cambridge.

Advice to Management

More professional development opportunities for Research Assistants.

Other Employee Reviews for Harvard University

  1. "Biostatistician II"

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    Current Employee - Biostatistician in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Biostatistician in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harvard University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, great community of people

    Cons

    Lower salary, but not much else to complain about


  2. "Great place to work, if stressful during end of semester"

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    Former Contractor - CNC TA in Cambridge, MA
    Former Contractor - CNC TA in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Harvard University as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Energetic environment - Dedicated staff, motivated students - Excellent fabrication equipment - culture of pushing the envelope / seeking ways to improve and better provide

    Cons

    Understaffed for the amount of demand / expectation.

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